£5 million will be provided to create additional apprenticeship places 16-24 year olds in Wales, the Deputy Minister for Skills has announced.
It comes after the Assembly's Enterprise and Business Committee warned some schemes weren't reaching their full potential.
– Jeff Cuthbert AM, Deputy Minister for Skills
We’d love to see a huge demand for apprenticeships in Wales. This is why I am setting the Work Based Learning Network a challenge.
I challenge them to engage with those employers who are not already providing apprenticeship delivery.
I want them to know the benefits of apprenticeships; know that they are at the heart of business effectiveness; they increase the skill set of the nation and they increase the attractiveness of Wales as a place to do business.